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Table 1

From: Earlier extubation using axillary temperature as the endpoint for rewarming following hypothermic cardiopulmonary bypass

  Group A Group B P value
Rewarm time (min) 18 (7–33) 30 (13–45) 0.0002
Temp end rewarm 37.5 (34.6–38.5) 38.3 (37.4–38.9) 0.006
(°C) (NP)    
Temp end rewarm 34.4 (30.1–37.7) 36.2 (35.0–38.6) 0.007
(°C) (AX)    
Coldest postop 36.1 (35.3–37.2) 36.5 (35.5–37.1) 0.008
temp (°C) (NP)    
End surgery to 84 (0–158) 32 (0–131) 0.003
NP 36.5°C (min)    
  1. Total CPB times and lowest temperature on CPB were similar in both groups.